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Queuing for the stable

by Margaret Duggan

MORE THAN 180 adults and children packed into St Mary’s, East Haddon, in Peterborough diocese, on Christmas Eve for a “live nativity” service with carols, prayers, and dressing-up for the children. Then, when they processed down the road following a live donkey to a nearby stable that had been transformed as the birthplace of Jesus, they had to queue to see inside. When they did get in, they saw a manger for the baby in the corner, with a donkey and goat standing ...

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